FAO Provides Agro-machines, Computers to MOA

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has provided 3 agro machines (Track Crawling Power tillers) and 15 pieces of laptop...

MOA Empowers Agri-entrepreneurs to Mitigate COVID-19 Impacts

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The Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has had a devastating effect on agriculture, livelihood and food security of many Liberians, mainly the vulnerable citizens, the majority...

African Traditional Medicine Day 2020 – Message of WHO Regional Director...

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Every year on 31 August, we celebrate African Traditional Medicine Day, and this year, we are looking back on the progress in the past...

More than 9,000 Burkinabes Illegally Squatting in Grand Gedeh

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Senator Marshall A. Dennis has confirmed that over nine thousand (9,000) Burkinabés are illegally occupying a portion of land belonging to citizens of Grand...

NaFAA, EJF Collaborate to Support Sustainable Fisheries

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The National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) and the Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) have announced a new era of working together to secure sustainable,...

GVL: “Workforce Redundancy Unavoidable”

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As company moves to reduce operational costs The Management of Golden Veroleum Liberia Inc. (GVL) has disclosed that it is currently rationalizing its workforce to implement...

New Satellite Imagery Solves Riddles of Illegal Fishing

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"Ghost boats" The battered wooden “ghost boats” drift through the Sea of Japan for months, their only cargo the corpses of starved North Korean fishermen...

Family-run Fisheries Replace Day Laborers with Children

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Children in the Liberia's small-scale fisheries are tasked with operations that expose them to severe injuries. Fourteen years old Alfred Johnson (not original name) is...

FAO Donates Motorized Cassava Processing Equipment to Gbarnga Central Prison

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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with the Government of Liberia (GOL) through the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA)...

AEL Empowers Local Farmers in Rivercess County

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-- Provides 15 machines for processing of Cassava As Liberia grapples with the improvement of agriculture, there are some local organizations that are leaving no...

EJF’s Report Cautions on Illegal Fishing in Liberia’s Waters

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But NaFAA authorities denounce report as "fabricated, misleading, baseless..." A recent report captioned "LIBERIAN FISHING COMMUNITIES THREATENED BY CHINESE SUPERTRAWLERS" published by the Environmental...

AfricaRice, Partners Harvest First Phase of ‘DeSIRA’ Rice

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COVID-19 might have brought the world to its knees, devastating every aspect of humanity with the agricultural sector being no exception. But in Liberia,...

Could Chinese Trawlers Have the Upper Hand Against Small-Scale Fishermen?

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Six Chinese trawlers that arrived in Liberia in mid-June could be denied licenses to fish in Liberia after fisheries authorities found errors in documents. According...

Agro Tech Liberia Supports Montserrado Residents in Urban Home Farming

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Several residents from five communities within Montserrado County have received support from Agro Tech Liberia to engage in urban home farming initiatives in an...

NaFAA Boss Clarifies Employment Concern of Protesting Seamen on Controversial Chinese...

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Following two days of protest by several members of the Liberian Seamen's Union, the Director General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA),...

Villagers Wait On As IFC Probes Salala Rubber’s ‘Land-Grab’

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By Alloycious David, with New Narratives WEALA, MARGIBI COUNTY- It is 10 years now, and David Siaffa still recalls vividly the day when Lango town,...

US$5,700 Cassava Processing Plant Inaugurated in Salayea

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As agriculture remains key priority of the Government's Pro-Poor Agenda for Development and Prosperity (PAPD), Camp for Peace Liberia (CPL) has inaugurated the second...

‘Firestone Liberia Acted in Good Faith’

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Company expresses disappointment at remarks from GoL officials suggesting that Firestone has violated the country's laws Firestone Liberia has expressed its disappointment at utterances from...

The Socioeconomic Benefits of Value Addition in Agriculture Production

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By Jonathan S. Stewart In everyday experience, our little kids will tell us, "Mommy or Daddy please buy me chocolate." The name chocolate is sweet...

“GVL Losing Millions” to Palm Theft

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The management of Golden Veroleum (Liberia) Incorporated (GVL) says some unknown persons residing in communities within its GVL concession areas in Sinoe County are...